The lessons of history
By: Durant, Will.
Contributor(s): Durant, Ariel.Material type: BookPublisher: New York : Simon & Schuster, ©1968Description: 117 p.; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781439149959.Subject(s): History -- Philosophy | History -- Philosophy
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Originally published: New York : Simon and Schuster, 1968.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Hesitations -- History and the earth -- Biology and history -- Race and history -- Character and history -- Morals and history -- Religion and history -- Economics and history -- Socialism and history -- Government and history -- History and war -- Growth and decay -- Is progress real? -- Bibliographical guide.
Surveys the history of human culture and civilization, identifying key themes from throughout five thousand years, with discussion of race, character, morals, religion, economics, government, war, and other topics, and addressing the question of whether progress is real.